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Playoff-Only Fantasy Football Rankings

Josh Allen

Josh Allen

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These rankings can be used for all playoff fantasy formats but were made for .5 PPR leagues with a tight end spot. Beware of your league settings and adjust accordingly. Underdog does not use a tight end, devaluing Travis Kelce, whereas the FFPC Playoff Challenge is TE Premium and awards double points for the Super Bowl. Most leagues don’t go deep enough for the second half of this list to matter, but some sites, like DraftKings, feature absurdly large rosters.

Another note is that the rankings are nothing without a sound strategy. Each format has its quirks, but most fantasy playoff contests reward competitors for drafting players or even stacks that last until deep into the postseason. Playoff leagues are almost universally tournaments, so the rankings have an eye on upside. For these reasons, the rankings should only be used as a guideline, but looking at teams as a whole and building around them is also important. With that out of the way, here are the goods.


Playoff-Only Top 100 Fantasy Rankings

Rank Name Position Position Rank Team
1 Josh Allen QB QB1 BUF
2 Travis Kelce TE TE1 KC
3 Christian McCaffrey RB RB1 SF
4 Ja’Marr Chase WR WR1 CIN
5 Patrick Mahomes QB QB2 KC
6 Stefon Diggs WR WR2 BUF
7 Jalen Hurts QB QB3 PHI
8 Joe Burrow QB QB4 CIN
9 A.J. Brown WR WR3 PHI
10 Deebo Samuel WR WR4 SF
11 Justin Jefferson WR WR5 MIN
12 Tee Higgins WR WR6 CIN
13 George Kittle TE TE2 SF
14 CeeDee Lamb WR WR7 DAL
15 Austin Ekeler RB RB2 LAC
16 DeVonta Smith WR WR8 PHI
17 Joe Mixon RB RB3 CIN
18 Jerick McKinnon RB RB4 KC
19 Gabe Davis WR WR9 BUF
20 Miles Sanders RB RB5 PHI
21 Tony Pollard RB RB6 DAL
22 JuJu Smith-Schuster WR WR10 KC
23 Brandon Aiyuk WR WR11 SF
24 Dallas Goedert TE TE3 PHI
25 Brock Purdy QB QB5 SF
26 Dalvin Cook RB RB7 MIN
27 Keenan Allen WR WR12 LAC
28 Devin Singletary RB RB8 BUF
29 Dak Prescott QB QB6 DAL
30 Isiah Pacheco RB RB9 KC
31 Chris Godwin WR WR13 TB
32 Saquon Barkley RB RB10 NYG
33 James Cook RB RB11 BUF
34 Justin Herbert QB QB7 LAC
35 Mike Evans WR WR14 TB
36 Dawson Knox TE TE4 BUF
37 T.J. Hockenson TE TE5 MIN
38 Ezekiel Elliott RB RB12 DAL
39 Tyler Boyd WR WR15 CIN
40 Dalton Schultz TE TE6 DAL
41 Travis Etienne RB RB13 JAX
42 Kirk Cousins QB QB8 MIN
43 Mark Andrews TE TE7 BAL
44 Kadarius Toney WR WR16 KC
45 Tom Brady QB QB9 TB
46 Isaiah McKenzie WR WR17 BUF
47 Christian Kirk WR WR18 JAX
48 Leonard Fournette RB RB14 TB
49 Trevor Lawrence QB QB10 JAX
50 Joshua Palmer WR WR19 LAC
51 Hayden Hurst TE TE8 CIN
52 Michael Gallup WR WR20 DAL
53 Elijah Mitchell RB RB15 SF
54 Tyreek Hill WR WR21 MIA
55 Adam Thielen WR WR22 MIN
56 Daniel Jones QB QB11 NYG
57 J.K. Dobbins RB RB16 BAL
58 Samaje Perine RB RB17 CIN
59 Zay Jones WR WR23 JAX
60 Kenneth Walker RB RB18 SEA
61 Marquez Valdes-Scantling WR WR24 KC
62 Geno Smith QB QB12 SEA
63 Jeff Wilson RB RB19 MIA
64 DK Metcalf WR WR25 SEA
65 Jaylen Waddle WR WR26 MIA
66 Evan Engram TE TE9 JAX
67 Jauan Jennings WR WR27 SF
68 Rachaad White RB RB20 TB
69 Tyler Lockett WR WR28 SEA
70 Quez Watkins WR WR29 PHI
71 K.J. Osborn WR WR30 MIN
72 Mecole Hardman WR WR31 KC
73 Kenneth Gainwell RB RB21 PHI
74 Darius Slayton WR WR32 NYG
75 Gerald Everett TE TE10 LAC
76 Richie James WR WR33 NYG
77 Nyheim Hines RB RB22 BUF
78 Gus Edwards RB RB23 BAL
79 Mike Williams WR WR34 LAC
80 Russell Gage WR WR35 TB
81 DeAndre Carter WR WR36 LAC
82 Isaiah Hodgins WR WR37 NYG
83 Alexander Mattison RB RB24 MIN
84 Khalil Shakir WR WR38 BUF
85 T.Y. Hilton WR WR39 DAL
86 Cole Beasley WR WR40 BUF
87 Noah Brown WR WR41 DAL
88 Clyde Edwards-Helaire RB RB25 KC
89 Boston Scott RB RB26 PHI
90 Cade Otton TE TE11 TB
91 Demarcus Robinson WR WR42 BAL
92 John Brown WR WR43 BUF
93 Julio Jones WR WR44 TB
94 Justin Watson WR WR45 KC
95 Lamar Jackson QB QB13 BAL
96 Isaiah Likely TE TE12 BAL
97 Ray-Ray McCloud WR WR46 SF
98 Jordan Mason RB RB27 SF
99 Marvin Jones WR WR47 JAX
100 Ronald Jones RB RB28 KC

Last Update: 1/13/2023